Poland was afraid of tuberculosis from Ukraine – media

В Польше испугались туберкулеза из Украины – СМИ

In Poland fear of the TB epidemic from Ukraine

Every year more than seven thousand people in Poland know that they have tuberculosis. Experts fear that this number could grow dramatically in connection with the epidemic of tuberculosis in Ukraine.

The increase in the number of TB patients in the Donbas could have dangerous consequences for Poland. About according to the Polish media, writes the RMF.FM Monday, January 22.

As noted by the media, every year more than seven thousand people in Poland know that they have tuberculosis. Polish experts fear that this number could grow dramatically in connection with the epidemic of tuberculosis in Ukraine, where Poland is coming more and more workers. The report of the Polish humanitarian groups shows that the risk of Contracting TB in Ukraine six times more than in Poland.

Polish doctors, however, reassure that the situation in Ukraine is not serious enough to impose radical restrictions on the border.

“To date, there is no need, and in the end, it would be very difficult logistic, screening of citizens of Ukraine on the border. The situation regarding Ukrainians are not so bad, that is, there is no need to close the borders and check people at the entrance to the country”, – said the Director of the Chief sanitary Inspectorate of Poland Marek Pozostawic.

We will remind, earlier in Ukraine, stated the tuberculosis epidemic.

As reported Корреспондент.netRospotrebnadzor warned the Russians about the spread of tuberculosis in Ukraine.

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